The flooding from Lake Ontario caused serious damage to homes and businesses along the lakeshore.
Clean-up efforts are already underway – but there is one silver lining to the rising waters, and many are taking advantage of it.
Tuesday was a busy day at Baycreek Paddling. Kayakers were rushing to get their boats in the water.
“All the trees are out, all the flowers are out – I see all the animals are out,” said Chris Frechette.
He says he waits all year to get out on the water. But this time, he says, something is different at Irondequoit Creek.